Stone Soup author Lily Strauss, 12, talks about how she got started in creative writing, and gives an insight into how she has learned her craft in the process of writing her stories. Lily has two stories published in Stone Soup: “Missoula of the Mountains” (November/December 2012), and “The Interference” (November/December 2014).
Here’s a list of the questions she answers in this video.
0:25 — How do you begin creative writing?
0:45 — What inspired you to write “The Interference”?
1:25 — Describe your writing process.
1:45 — What did you learn in the process of writing this story?
2:10 — What advice would you give to others who want to get published in Stone Soup?